Design Technology

Key Stage 3

During Key Stage 3 pupils will be taught in all the material areas in a yearly rotation. The work undertaken encourages the acquisition of practical skills and expertise with the knowledge of food, textiles, wood, metal and plastic.

 

 Key Stage 3 Level Descriptors

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) in DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Qualification Accreditation Number: 603/1121/6

 

Component 1: Design and Technology in the 21st Century

Written examination: 2 hours 50% of qualification

A mix of short answer, structured and extended writing questions assessing candidates' knowledge and understanding of:

 

Component 2: Design and make task

Non-exam assessment: approximately 35 hours 50% of qualification

A sustained design and make task, based on a contextual challenge set by WJEC, assessing candidates' ability to:

 

WJEC Eduqas GCE A LEVEL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

GCE A LEVEL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY OF ASSESSMENT

Qualification Accreditation Number: 603/1178/2

 

Component 1: Design and Technology in the 21st Century

Written examination: 3 hours, 50% of qualification.

Learners take a single examination in one of the following endorsed areas:

The examination includes a mix of structured and extended writing questions assessing learners' knowledge and understanding of:

 

Component 2: Design and make project

Non-exam assessment: approximately 80 hours 50% of qualification.

A sustained design and make project, based on a brief developed by the candidate, assessing the candidate's ability to:

The design and make project will be based within the same endorsed area as the written examination.

This linear qualification will be available for assessment in May/June each year.

Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Food Preparation and Nutrition

COMPONENT 1 - A written examination of 1 hour 45 minutes in the summer of year 11. This forms 50% of the total GCSE mark. It is based on 6 areas of study.

 

COMPONENT 2 - There are 2 non-examination assessments (Food Preparation and Nutrition in Action). 50% of the total GCSE mark

Assessment 1 – a scientific food investigation
8 hours
15% of the total GCSE mark
Report length 1,500 – 2,000 words
Assessment 2 - a food preparation assessment
12 hours (including a 3 hour practical examination)
35% of the total GCSE mark
A Maximum of 30 typed A4 pages to include photographs, charts and graphs

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